Early in the second round of his recent UFC 130 fight with Miguel Torres, Demetrious Johnson threw a hard kick that was checked by his opponent.
He instantly knew something was wrong but persevered and ultimately got a close decision victory.
But after returning to his day job and watching his limb massively swell, he went to the doctor earlier this week and got the bad news: It's broken.
"Yeah, the leg is broken," the ever-upbeat Johnson today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). "The fibula bone is completely fractured.
"Once I kicked him and he checked it, I stepped back and heard crunch, crunch, crunch. I figured it might be broke."
Johnson first announced the confirmed diagnosis via his Twitter and Facebook accounts. "Mighty Mouse" accompanied it with an X-ray and a humorous photograph of him riding a motorized scooter.
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